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saddle tree Syllabification: sad·dle tree

Definition of saddle tree in English:


A frame around which a saddle is built.
Example sentences
  • A wall hanging discovered in a 5th century tomb in Pazyryk, clearly shows a Sarmatian rider mounted on a ridged saddle tree with pronounced pommel and cantle but no stirrups.
  • Other lots include the weighing room scales, urns from the Royal Box and Frankie Dettori's weighing room saddle tree.
  • Everything begins with the saddle tree. It's the foundation for the saddle; the frame upon which everything else is built.
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